Governments bless Franco-German union of panzer makers

By Sebastian Sprenger / December 14, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Paris and Berlin last week approved the planned marriage between armored-vehicle manufacturers Krauss-Maffei Wegmann of Germany and Nexter of France. The union is to be understood as an "important step" toward closer cooperation between the two countries in matters of national security and the bilateral defense industrial base supplying arms for it, according to a Dec. 9 German government statement posted on the ministry of defense website. The companies first announced their strategic engagement plans over the summer. "Our two...

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